Corporate Compliance

NY doctor charged with Medicare fraud scheme

Compliance Monitor, July 29, 2009

Federal prosecutors allege Simon Levich MD billed Medicare for services he never provided, billed for 160 hours of services one day, and also billed for service provided by doctors who no longer worked for him, according to an article in the Staten Island Advance.
According to the article Levich submitted false claims from September 2006 to December 2008.
Levich is accused of billing for “impossible days,” meaning he billed for more than 16 hours of service on a given day. According to the article, Levich billed Medicare for an average of 20 hours a day, and on April 10, 2006 Levich billed for 160 hours of service.

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